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A Chinese town sealed off after a man died of plague has re-opened after authorities found no further cases of the illness. A dead marmot is reportedly to blame...
A new study suggests that schizophrenic people in more collectivist societies sometimes think their auditory hallucinations are helpful.
And night owls tend to be less ethical in the morning—but siestas might make everyone behave a little better.
The decriminalization of sex work could significantly decrease global HIV infections among female sex workers, leading to a reduction of at least a third in three...
As the Federal Communications Commission wraps up its open comment period for its proceedings on "net neutrality," AT&T has released its 99-page contribution. And...
A revolutionary condom featuring a gel that attacks sexually transmitted viruses has been given the go ahead for sale in Australia.
As around 12,000 delegates from about 200 countries gathered in Melbourne for the 20th International AIDS Conference, we take a look at the key events in the...
An experimental cocktail of three drugs can dramatically shorten the time it takes to treat patients infected with tuberculosis strains that are hard to cure with...

AIDS conference opens in Melbourne

The opening ceremony for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne has served as a memorial to colleagues lost in the MH17 disaster.
A new study has found that a key part of the brain involved in forming speech is firing away in babies as they listen to voices around them.
Eight aerodromes have been shortlisted as a potential base for the UK's first spaceplane flights, which ministers want to establish by 2018. Supporters have said...
A new study shows the Arctic sea has lost three million square kilometres of ice cover over the last 35 years.
The transformative power of online crowd funding is being poured into a bowl or two of potato salad.
The United Nations health agency says it expects the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several...

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It may look silly but one woman's travelling cat circus is actually helping to spread an important message.
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Dutch rider wins inaugural women's Tour de France

World champion Marianne Vos sprinted to victory on the Champs-Elysees in Paris in the inaugural women’s La Course race organised by the Tour de France.
The medals continue to pile up for Australia on day three of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, with seven more gold medals resulting in Australia taking top...
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The National Council of Churches in Australia is warning of the possibility of a mass cleansing of Christians in Iraq.
A young Belgian woman sexually assaulted on her third day to Australia has refused to allow the brutal attack to stop her from seeing the country's beauty.
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Correction: World News July 2, 2014

On the 2 July, SBS World News inaccurately referred to the deceased British Television personality, Jimmy Savile, as a convicted paedophile.